The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 23
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford - - 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
SEO
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 66.15% 48.78% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 29
Average salary £41,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.90% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Hertford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

SEO
Salary Trend in Hertford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Hertford region.

SEO Salary Trend in Hertford

SEO
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO.

1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Account Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SEO Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics